(EBOOK/PDF) [Pure and Simple: The Buddhist Teachings of a Thai Laywoman] ¹ Upasika Kee Nanayon


I just started reading this one and it s kicking butt Straight forward no bs kinda Buddhist book and it s by woman There nothing of any substance to the physical properties of the body which There s nothing of any substance to the physical properties of the body which all rotten and decomposing The body is like a rest room over a cesspool We can decorate it on the outside to make it pretty and attractive but on the inside it s full of the most horrible filthy things Whenever we excrete anything we ourselves are repelled by it yet even though we re repel. Upasika Kee was a uniuely powerful spiritual teacher Evocative of the reat Ajahn Chah her teachings are earthy refreshingly direct and hard hitting In the twentieth century she rew to become "one of the most famous teachers in Thailand male or female all "of the most famous teachers in Thailand male or female all remarkable because rarer still she was. Pure and Simple: The Buddhist Teachings of a Thai LaywomanPasika Kee was a Thai lay practitioner who lived in a uniue Circumstance This Informs Her This informs her and also the language used I think Thanisarro does a ood job in capturing this all though he does favor his own set of translations eg inconstancy vs impermanence disbanding vs passing away stress vs suffering I find it helpful in broadening one s perspectives regarding the Buddha s Dhamma A excellent book that is direct and to the point Upasika is a inspiration to all of us on the pat. Ion on meditation practice as they become acuainted with the legacy of a renowned Buddhist figure Pure and Simple the first widely available collection of her writings will be ratefully received not only by those who knew Upasika Kee but by anyone who encounters her for the first time in its pages. ,


Upasika Kee Nanayon ☆ 8 review

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Led by it it s There Inside Us Our Intestines inside us our intestines full of worms awful our intestines decomposing full of worms awful There s just flimsiest membrane covering i So far I am loving this book This is a wonderful book Thanissaro Bhikkhu the translator did a reat job in capturing the urgency and ardency of Upasika Kee s teachings on the Dhamma I would recommend this book for anyone who s ot an established practice who might be looking for a in depth exposition of the Dhamma in fluid form Know of course that Not a monastic but a layperson Her relentless honesty along with her encouraging voice is one reason so many contemporary Buddhist teachers recall Upasika Kee so fondly and so often With this book readers seeking something reminiscent of the classic Mindfulness in Plain English can receive instruct. ,

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